Endorsement of the International Criteria

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
Austrian Society of Sports Medicine and Prevention
Brazilian Society of Cardiology, Department of Exercise and Rehabilitation (SBC-DERC)
British Association for Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM)
Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM)
European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians (ECOSEP)
European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA)
European Society of Cardiology, Section of Sports Cardiology (ESC)
Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
German Society of Sports Medicine and Prevention
International Olympic Committee
Norwegian Association of Sports Medicine and Physical Activity (NIMF)
South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA)
Spanish Society of Cardiology (SEC) Sports Cardiology Group
Sports Doctors Australia
Swedish Society of Exercise and Sports Medicine (SFAIM)
The value of the recommendations is affirmed by the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

By Efia Barnes, Clinical Services and Education